WATCH LIVE: 2018 Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition

The 2018 finals competition being held today marks the 22nd anniversary of the competition in Houston

Gardere MLK Jr. Oratory Competition was established in 1993 in Dallas and expanded four years later to Houston.

This event encourages the development of research, writing and oratory skills of hundreds of Dallas and Houston elementary school children.

The competition starts at 10 am and will go until 12:30 pm.

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